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Encyclopedia > Ann Wilson

Ann Dustin Wilson (born June 19, 1950 in San Diego, California) is the lead singer and flute player[1] of Heart. Image File history File links Emblem-important. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 170th day of the year (171st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... “San Diego” redirects here. ... Heart is an American rock band which came out of Bellevue, a suburb of Seattle, Washington State, USA. Going through several lineup changes, the only constant members of the group are sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson. ...

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Biography

Wilson's family moved around as a child because her father was a Marine Corps colonel. The family eventually settled in Bellevue, a suburb of Seattle, Washington. Shy due to a stutter, Wilson turned to music, and in the early 1970s she joined a local band, Whiteheart, which, in 1974, changed its name to Heart. Location of Bellevue within King County, Washington, and King County within Washington. ... “Seattle” redirects here. ... Stuttering is a speech disorder in which pronunciation of the (usually) first letter or syllable of a word is repeated involuntarily. ... Heart is an American rock band which came out of Bellevue, a suburb of Seattle, Washington State, USA. Going through several lineup changes, the only constant members of the group are sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson. ...


Recording career

Her younger sister Nancy joined the group in 1974. The band moved to Canada and cut their first album Dreamboat Annie in Vancouver in 1975. It was released in the United States in 1976. In 1977, Little Queen was released. She also sang the duet "Almost Paradise" with Mike Reno in the movie Footloose. Ann (left) and Nancy Wilson, 1993 Nancy Wilson (born March 16, 1954) is an American singer and guitarist who, with her older sister Ann, became a part of the Seattle band Heart. ... Dreamboat Annie is the debut album by the band Heart, released in 1976. ... For other uses, see Vancouver (disambiguation). ... Little Queen is the second album released by the band Heart. ... Footloose is the original soundtrack of the Paramount Motion Picture, Footloose. ... Mike Reno (Born: Joseph Michael Rynoski on January 8, 1955 in New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada) is a Canadian musician and lead singer of Loverboy and a drummer. ... Footloose is a 1984 movie that tells the story of Ren McCormick (played by Kevin Bacon), a teenager who was raised in Chicago. ...


Ann started a recording studio, Bad Animals, with her sister in the mid-1990s. She formed a side band, The Lovemongers, which performed Battle of Evermore on the soundtrack to brother-in-law Cameron Crowe's 1992 movie Singles and later released a four-song EP. The band's debut album Whirlygig was released in 1997. Ann (left) and Nancy Wilson, 1993 Heart is one of the most successful female fronted bands in the annals of hard rock. ... The Battle of Evermore is an acoustic guitar and mandolin track from Led Zeppelins fourth album. ... Cameron Bruce Crowe (born July 13, 1957) is an Academy Award winning American writer and film director. ... Singles (1992) is a film written and directed by Cameron Crowe. ...


Ann adopted her daughter Marie in 1991 and her son Dustin in 1998. She underwent a weight-loss surgery called Adjustable gastric band in January 2002[2] after what she calls "a lifelong battle to put on more weight. In June 2004, Heart released Jupiter's Darling, which is unpopular among classic rock stations. Adjustable gastric banding, or Lap band surgery, is a form of restrictive weight loss surgery (bariatrics) designed for obesity patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater - or between 35 – 40 with those who have comorbidities that are known to improve with weight loss. ... Jupiters Darling is the most recent album released by the band Heart. ...


Solo career

In 2006, Ann began recording her first solo album, "Hope & Glory", produced by the legendary Ben Mink, and released by the Rounder (Zoe) Music Group on September 11, 2007. Ben Mink (born 1951) is a Canadian songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer, and long-time collaborator with k. ... is the 254th day of the year (255th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st Century. ...


"Hope & Glory" features guest appearances from Elton John, k.d. lang, Alison Krauss, Gretchen Wilson, Shawn Colvin, Rufus Wainwright, Wynonna Judd and Deana Carter. Ann's sister, Nancy, also contributed. Sir Elton Hercules[1] John CBE[2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is a five-time Grammy and one-time Academy Award-winning English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... Kathryn Dawn Lang, OC (born November 2, 1961), best known by the stage name k. ... Alison Krauss (born July 23, 1971)[1] is an American bluegrass-country singer and fiddle player. ... Gretchen Frances Wilson (born June 26, 1973) is an American country music singer and guitarist. ... Shawn Colvin. ... Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright (born July 22, 1973) is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter. ... Wynonna Judd shakes hands with Marine Cpl. ... Deana Kay Carter (born January 4, 1966 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA) is an American singer-songwriter who records country music. ... Ann (left) and Nancy Wilson, 1993 Nancy Wilson (born March 16, 1954) is an American singer and guitarist who, with her older sister Ann, became a part of the Seattle band Heart. ...


Hope & Glory - Track Listing:

  1. "Goodbye Blue Sky" with Nancy Wilson (Written by Roger Waters - Popular version by Pink Floyd)
  2. "Where to now St. Peter" with Elton John (John/Taupin - Elton John)[3]
  3. "Jackson" with k.d. lang (Leiber/Wheeler - Lucinda Williams)
  4. "We Gotta Get Out of This Place" with Wynonna Judd (Mann/Weil - The Animals)
  5. "Immigrant Song" (Page/Plant - Led Zeppelin))[3]
  6. "Darkness, Darkness" with Nancy Wilson (Jesse Colin Young - The Youngbloods)
  7. "Bad Moon Rising" with Gretchen Wilson (Fogerty - Creedence Clearwater Revival)
  8. "War of Man" with Alison Krauss (Neil Young)
  9. "Get Together" with Nancy Wilson, Deana Carter & Wynonna Judd (Powers - The Youngbloods)
  10. "Isolation" (Lennon)
  11. "A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall" with Rufus Wainwright & Shawn Colvin (Dylan)
  12. "Little Problems, Little Lies" (Ann Wilson)

Goodbye Blue Sky is a song by the British progressive rock band Pink Floyd. ... Ann (left) and Nancy Wilson, 1993 Nancy Wilson (born March 16, 1954) is an American singer and guitarist who, with her older sister Ann, became a part of the Seattle band Heart. ... George Roger Waters (born September 6, 1944) is an English rock musician; singer, guitarist, bassist, songwriter, and composer. ... Pink Floyd are an English rock band that initially earned recognition for their psychedelic rock music, and, as they evolved, for their avant-garde progressive rock music. ... Tumbleweed Connection is the third album by British singer/songwriter Elton John, released in 1970 (see 1970 in music). ... Sir Elton Hercules[1] John CBE[2] (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight on 25 March 1947) is a five-time Grammy and one-time Academy Award-winning English pop/rock singer, composer and pianist. ... John/Taupin is a songwriting team that consists of Elton John and Bernie Taupin. ... Jackson is a song written by Jerry Leiber and Billy Edd Wheeler about a married couple who find that the fire has gone out of their relationship. ... Kathryn Dawn Lang, OC (born November 2, 1961), best known by the stage name k. ... Jerry Leiber (born April 25, 1933) and Mike Stoller (born March 13, 1933) are among the most important songwriters and music producers in post-World War II popular music. ... Billy Edd Wheeler (born December 9, 1932, Boone County, West Virginia) is an American songwriter, performer, writer and visual artist. ... For other persons named Lucinda Williams, see Lucinda Williams (disambiguation). ... We Gotta Get Out of This Place is a rock song written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and recorded as a 1965 hit single by The Animals. ... Wynonna Ellen Judd (born May 30, 1964) is an American country music singer. ... Barry Mann (born Barry Iberman on February 9, 1939 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American songwriter, and part of one of the most prolific songwriting partnerships in the world of rock music. ... Cynthia Weil (born October 18, 1937 in New York City) is a prominent American songwriter. ... The US edition of The Animals self-titled debut album. ... Immigrant Song is the opening track on English rock band Led Zeppelins third album, Led Zeppelin III, released in 1970. ... James Patrick Jimmy Page, OBE (born 9 January 1944) is an English guitarist, composer and record producer. ... Robert Anthony Plant (born August 20, 1948, West Bromwich, West Midlands, England) is an English rock singer and songwriter, most famous for his membership in the rock band Led Zeppelin as the lead vocalist, but also for his successful solo career. ... For the bands 1969 self-titled debut album, see Led Zeppelin (album). ... Darkness, Darkness is a song written by Jesse Colin Young[1] in 1969 which has been covered by many artists. ... Jesse Colin Young is an American folksinger. ... The Youngbloods was an American folk rock band consisting of Jesse Colin Young (vocals, bass), Jerry Corbitt(lead guitar)www. ... Bad Moon Rising is a 1969 song by Creedence Clearwater Revival. ... Gretchen Frances Wilson (born June 26, 1973) is an American country music singer and guitarist. ... This article is about the musician. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Harvest Moon is a country-rock album by Neil Young, released in 1992. ... Alison Krauss (born July 23, 1971)[1] is an American bluegrass-country singer and fiddle player. ... This article is about the musician. ... Get Together, also known as Lets Get Together, is the name of a song written by Chet Powers in 1963. ... Deana Kay Carter (born January 4, 1966 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA) is an American singer-songwriter who records country music. ... Chester William Powers, Jr. ... Isolation is a 1970 song appearing on John Lennons first official solo album release, John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band. ... John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980), (born John Winston Lennon, known as John Ono Lennon) was an iconic English 20th century rock and roll songwriter and singer, best known as the founding member of The Beatles. ... A Hard Rains a-Gonna Fall is a song written by Bob Dylan in 1962 in Chip Moncks apartment in the basement of the Village Gate (now The Village Theater) on the corner of Bleecker and Thompson Streets in Greenwich Village. ... Rufus McGarrigle Wainwright (born July 22, 1973) is a Canadian-American singer-songwriter. ... Shawn Colvin. ... This article is about the recording artist. ...

References

  1. ^ For a discussion of the use of the words flutist, flautist, fluter and flute player, click on any of these links.
  2. ^ "Wilson weightloss", USA Today. Accessed June 2007.
  3. ^ a b "Previews" of "Immigrant Song" and "Where to now St. Peter" can be heard on Ann Wilson's "official" myspace page.

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